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April 2017

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April Inspiration

Book: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho (I re-read this book and loved it. I usually don’t re-read books, so this says a lot about this book. Definitely in my Top 5.) Health: Mor Keaw (Dr. Green) Alternative Medicine; Dr. Mike Lara‘s Seminar on Medical Foods Community: Option B (building resilience in the face of adversity) Podcast: Katie Couric’s interview with Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant Child development: passporttofunction.com (includes passport to the park and passport  ...

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mindfulness

There’s no one quite like you

Who are you? No, who are YOU really? It seems like an easy question, but its answer is quite complex. Just realizing that you don’t have to pretend to be someone else could take up half your life or more already. So, what do you do with that realization? Today’s reminder is for you to be you. It may sound silly and ridiculous, but really, who are you when there’s no makeup on, no label, no name and just pure you. When you’re ready to be vulnerable, be you, a world of  ...

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mindfulness, self care

Feeling in control

In this fast-paced world it’s so easy to overbook yourselves, live life on the go and forget to enjoy the little things. It doesn’t have to be that way all the time. That could be so tiring. Just the thought of it can make you feeling exhausted. Have you thought about how your daily routine is? This week I’m reflecting more on my morning and evening routines and the fact that if I’m more intentional during those times, I’d feel more in control and less  ...

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What is occupational therapy?

  You may not be familiar with what an occupational therapist does (you’re not alone), so I’d like to take this opportunity to share what I do since it’s OT month after all. Also, the profession OT turns 100 years old this year. What a milestone! Think of occupations as what occupies your time, from the moment you get up from the moment to go back to sleep. From brushing teeth, checking Facebook, chatting, driving, running or doing yoga, these are all meaningful  ...

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